Entertainment

Alone in America

June 2019 |
Once upon a time in a small Italian village, a rambunctious boy dreamed of making something of himself, despite his bullying uncles who are pressuring Mama to send the boy away. However, a mother’s heart never surrenders. Shortly after his...

The Tarantella

May 2019 |
At the typical Italian American wedding reception, party-goers dance in a circle around the newlyweds to a fast and upbeat tempo joyously welcoming the couple into their new life. This is the traditional southern Italian folk dance called the...

MUST READ: The Milan Thriller Series by Jack Erickson

March 2019 |
“I love mysteries. I love reading them. I love writing them.” Author Jack Erickson recently spent some time with La Gazzetta Italiana, albeit virtually as he’s currently traveling Australia and Asia, giving us some insight into his life and...

Italo Calvino: Notable Italian Author

March 2019 |
Intellettuale di grande impegno politico, civile e culturale, Italo Calvino è stato uno dei narratori italiani più importanti del secondo Novecento. Noto soprattutto per la sfumatura più sognante, avvolta in un’aura fantastica e quasi...

Luca Rovini & Compañeros

February 2019 |
An Enjoyable Blend of Italian-Style, Blues-Inspired, Country-Rock Originals The universal yet simple nature of music allows it to travel beyond physical borders and to materialize in the most unexpected places. The issue of an unfamiliar foreign...

Giovanna Caruso Wins Award in Accolade Global Film Competition

February 2019 |
Giovanna Caruso has won a prestigious Award of Recognition from The Accolade Global Film Competition. The award was given for Caruso’s exciting short film, “A Life Worth Living,” which goes through the emotional struggles of a terrible loss and the...

Elena Ferrante's "My Brilliant Friend"

January 2019 |
Naples-born author Elena Ferrante has swept through the literary world like a whirlwind. If you've read her novels, you'll understand why she's so popular. Ferrante's first novel in her best-selling Neapolitan series, “My Brilliant Friend,”...

Identità nel Moderno Mondo, by Madeline Anderson

December 2018 |
Madeline Anderson, a student minoring in Italian Studies at Lake Erie College, attended my course on Italian Literature and Conversation in spring 2018. Her final project was on Susanna Tamaro’s “Un cuore pensante.” “Un cuore pensante” (a...

Newpoli - Talented international artists who masterfully interpret the southern Italian experience

November 2018 |
“Been there, done that” is a trite expression that acknowledges a person’s frustration or weariness in certain instances and often indicates their unwillingness to seek new opportunities or lethargy in reaching beyond their grasp. The assemblage of...
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